Sakshi Shaw, a writer based in Kolkata, India, paints us poems dipped in dreamy analogies and perceptions based on self- love. From scribbling along the margins of her notebook to building a community online, she has come a long way as a writer all the while incorporating matters such as feminism and the utmost prominence of independence in her poems. During our call, Sakshi shared with us some intrinsic details about her affair with writing and how she fell in love with it in the first place.
With photographs underlying a sense of dreamy aura, Nesrin Danan brings us a collection of pictures that parallels a day well spent with friends accompanied by a camera and strings of easy conversations. Whether it is on a roof of a friend’s place, a park under the golden rays or even at a concert with neon lights dancing over a crowd, her work never fails to authentically capture moments that would later make for stories encapsulating the days of transient youth.
An amalgamation of feminine essence and serene natural ambiences, Aishwarya captures unfiltered photographs that reminds us of summer days and easy moments. Based in Chennai, India, the photographer loves to shoot fleeting instances of beauty and grace that highlight women in their best light. During our conversation she talked about her journey, inspirations and her love for documenting people caught in their regular rhythm of life, be it sipping a drink or breaking into easy laughter.
Anny Dmitrieva, a Moscow based filmmaker and photographer, has produced various films and photographs carrying an essence of romanticism through the portrayal of vivid imagery. From stories encapsulating phases of fleeting love affairs to pictures capturing carefree days spent in the heart of a busy city, Anny has been successful in creating an aesthetic completely her own.
Vidushi Gupta, a Delhi based fashion photographer, captures moments that never fails to portray the best version of both the designer’s vision as well as the models that gracefully bring them to life. Blending together shades of pastels and soft colours remarkably well with just the correct lightings, she succeeds in capturing stills that, compliments the work of art be it clothes, jewellery, etc. as well as bring to light photographs that are soothing to one’s eyes.
Madisen Kuhn, a poet based in Virginia, writes about themes and unfiltered thoughts that come straight from the heart. Her books, full of anecdotes about her life and poems highlighting the presence of hope, written in beautiful verses invoking aesthetic inclination, have been a source of inspiration and support to many.
Every form of art has this, if I may, magic, that takes place of a significant being all the while providing love, meaning, maybe more to its creator. Megha Rao, a Mumbai based writer, is one such artist who has found her true love in writing.
In this world full of infinite possibilities you could well be someone familiar from the past or a possible someone important perhaps. If only had you just looked up once, I wouldn’t have to call you stranger anymore and we would then be both stuck in this loop of blissful ignorance until the cosmos tore us apart.
Reading, learning, photography and skateboarding; a few of the many things that Ryan Winter, a New York based model, loves to immerse himself in. Living in one of the greatest city on earth is not always as euphoric as the movies make it out to be. Often one feels overwhelmed among the bustle and tries to make a world within the one they live in in order to feel a sense of peacefulness and familiarity.
Stories and poetries have the eminent power to alter our reality. The words may well describe something as trivial as driving past the ocean, but a pen in the correct hands, through captivating analogies can evoke emotions secluded within the deepest realms of our hearts. Orion Carloto, an L.A based author is one such writer who through her mesmeric writings about innate feelings has managed to create a tight knit community of readers.
During our conversation with singer and producer Elina Segall we learnt about her experience in the industry and how she decided to forge her own path as an independent artist in order to be a part of a change where women are increasingly producing and owning their music, free from any and all strings attached! We further learnt about her plans for the future along with some interesting facts about her life.
Anna Yakovleva is a Paris based photographer whose pictures carrying hints of raw and natural colours never fails to appeal the eye. During our call, we learnt about her professional journey along with some intriguing facts about her life and of course, her long held affair with the gorgeous city.
During our conversation with New York based writer Sasha Nudel, we grasped what it means to delve deeper into the world of poetry and learnt how words impact our day to day existence. Further, we explore her tumultuous journey that comes in tow with being a writer and finally her endeavour to become unapologetically herself.
We sat with New-York based photographer Patrick Raitor and learnt what drove him to change his passion into profession. In addition we discovered some fascinating facts about his life like how he still gets giddy every time while packing his camera for a shoot even though he’s been practising photography now for over a decade!
You turn on the stereo and I pull the windows down, resting my arm, flicking off my burning cigarette onto the dusty pavement, just barely alive. A static noise strikes the air and soon the music floods into the car, reminding me of simpler times when all I had to think about was school, homework and keep up with what’s new in town? I tap my fingers over the steering wheel as you pull back your seat, your feet over my dashboard, singing along religiously with your eyes closed to the world.